New Programs

Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights began offering an accelerated online MBA in January. ...View all

Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights began offering an accelerated online MBA in January. The school is bringing 14 additional programs online by March, including a bachelor’s in business administration with concentrations in general business, global supply chain management, management, and marketing.

This winter, the University of Michigan– Dearborn’s College of Business began offering a new 15-credit information systems security minor as a response to the growing digitization of business data.

The Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas launched its bachelor of science degree in human resource management in fall 2017. The degree combines business core classes with specialized training in human resource management.

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business in South Africa is offering a MOOC called Innovative Finance: Hack-ing Finance to Change the World. It is designed to give social entrepreneurs the financial tools they need to launch their organizations. This is the second MOOC from the Bertha Center, and the 11th from the university, as part of a wider UCT initiative to develop open learning courses.

The School of Business at the University of San Diego in California is offering a new 11-month international MBA (IMBA) degree that allows students to study in multiple countries. International experiences include a required term in Spain; an international consulting project in Asia, Europe, or Latin America; and field trips to Mexico.

The School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, has launched a hybrid version of its Sonoma executive MBA in wine business. Offered over 16 months in both online and face-to-face formats, the program will be structured in three-month segments of online case-based learning and faculty mentoring. Between each online segment, the program will include four ten-day residential “leadership intensives” in California, France, and Australia.

Kedge Business School, which has locations in France and Asia, is launching two new MSc programs in 2018, one on corporate and sustainable finance and one on sustainable change, both to be taught in English. The MSc in corporate and sustainable finance will include materials that ad-dress investor accountability and examine impact factors in investing. The MSc in sustainable change will focus on teaching students how to create sustainable change within organizations and how to understand complex social, environmental, and economic ecosystems.

The Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego has launched a master of professional accountancy degree that will begin in September. The 50-unit program provides key educational requirements for candidates seeking Certified Public Accountant licensure.